According to the alleged racist Remarks against the national soccer, Leroy Sané, and Ilkay Gündogan could threaten the accused stadium visitors even imprisonment. The three men made themselves known to the match of the German national team against Serbia (1:1) in the case of the police in Wolfsburg. You have commented in the first hearing of the allegations, said a police spokesman on Friday.
To the content he wanted to relate with a view to the ongoing process not a position. The police will initiate further investigations and the process is expected in early next week to the Prosecutor's office in Braunschweig to give, he announced.
midfielder Leon Goretzka asked two days after the incident in the Wolfsburg stadium, his German fellow citizens to have more Courage. "However, you should take action," said the Bayern-Profi. "I can only urge all, with a lot of courage to take action and to have such people in their place," said the 24-Year-old.
"xenophobia has no place in the stadium and in the society. I come from the Ruhr area, where one responds to the question of nationality with Schalke, Dortmund or Bochum. For us, Integration is not an issue, but a matter of course,“ said Goretza.
suspicion of sedition
The Journalist André Voigt had published in the social networks a Video, in which he had reported of verbal failures of some of the spectators during the game. He spoke of "racist insults against Sané and Gündogan," which he had as a spectator directly witnessed. "I've looked at the Video," said Goretzka. It got him "moving" and "horrified". The national team stand for diversity. Team-mate Marco Reus denounced at the DFB press conference on Friday the verbal Attacks: "This is a thing that is not absolute."More about
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The investigation was launched on suspicion of incitement, after there had been several notes, among other things, by the German football Association, said police spokesman Thomas Figge. Should the accusations be confirmed, could even threaten imprisonment. Because of the incident, the police has also Voigt as a witness. "This has made me very concerned. No player should be discriminated against. We, as the DFB are each doing that is the Red card show“, DFB President Reinhard Grindel on Thursday evening, said at a panel discussion in Frankfurt. (dpa)